Title of Collection

Dawn Leslie Callaway Papers, 1991-2016

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes 29 journals of poetry and notes, and a folder of personal information about Callaway.

Biographical Note

Dawn Leslie Callaway (she also went by 'Lori J. Lee' and 'Rebel Yell') hitchhiked and lived on the streets most of her life. She published "Hitchhiker's Dream" in 1992, a verse record of her travels through the South under her pen name 'Rebel Yell.' Callaway connected with the Aspen Grove Christian Church (Franklin, TN) where the members helped her secure a job, and find a place to live. Her journals provide insight into women's issues, poverty, justice, homelessness, mental illness, etc.

Donor Note

Clinton J. Holloway

Content List

Box #1 - 29 journals of notes and poetry - 1 folder of personal information



Extent of Collection

1 Box

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #459

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox


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